Lead Technical Studies Grants


To fund technical studies to improve methods for detecting and controlling lead-based paint hazards in housing. The purpose of the Lead Technical Studies program is to improve our knowledge of lead-based paint related health hazards, and to improve or develop new hazard assessment and control methods.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control, Department of Housing and Urban Development
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Housing and Community Development Act of 1992, Public Law 102-550
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Academic, not-for-profit and for-profit institutions located in the U.S. (for-profit firms are not allowed to profit from the project), state and local governments, and federally recognized Native American tribes are eligible under all existing authorizations. Applications for supplementation of existing projects are eligible to compete with applications for new awards. Federal agencies and federal employees are not eligible to submit applications. The General Section of the SuperNOFA provides additional eligibility requirements.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Homeowners, rental property owners, rental and public housing residents.
Costs will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-87 for State, local and Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments and specific requirements of 24 CFR Part 85. Costs will be determined for nonprofit and educational institutions in accordance with OMB Circulars No. A-122 and No. A-21, respectively, and in accordance with the requirements of 24 CFR Part 84.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. The competitive Notification of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the fiscal year 2019 Lead and Healthy Homes Technical Studies grant program provides information about the application procedure. Copies of the NOFA and required forms can be obtained from www.grants.gov. Other relevant information can be found at HUD's website, www.hud.gov, or the Office's website, http://www.hud.gov/lead.
Award Procedure
HUD's review and awarding procedures are explained in the NOFA.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
How are proposals selected?
For Fiscal Year 2019 HUD will use the technical selection criteria listed in the NOFA.
How may assistance be used?
For Fiscal Year 2019, potential applicants should consult the program NOFA and the General Section of the NOFA for available grant funding, particular requirements and restrictions, and application due dates. The applications for this NOFA can be found at www.grants.gov and at http://www.hud.gov/lead. The application is completely electronic. You must have a DUNS Number.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Records: As required by OMB Circular A-102, "Grants and Cooperative Agreements With State and Local Governments" or OMB Circular A-110, "Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Agreements with Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals, and Other Non-Profit Organizations."
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Lead Technical Studies grants are awarded for up to 36 months after the date of award. HUD reserves the right to approve no cost time extensions for a period not to exceed 12 months. Payment is on a cost-reimbursable basis. Cost reimbursement
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Eugene Pinzer,
451 Seventh Street, SW, Room 8236
Washington, DC 20410-3000 US
Phone: (202) 402-7685.
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 18$3,000,000.00; FY 19 est $3,000,000.00; FY 20 est $3,000,000.00; FY 16 est $0.00; FY 17 est $1,000,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
The total amount to be awarded is approximately $1 million for Lead Technical Studies. The anticipated amounts and/or numbers of individual awards will be approximately 2 - 4 cooperative agreements, ranging from approximately $250,000 to a maximum of $500,000.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
The Notice of Funding Availability and Application files are self-contained; all necessary information is provided at www.grants.gov ; no other regulations pertain.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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